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1 May 2002

MSF comments on the Draft Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) [refers to access to life-saving medicines]

Author: Médecins Sans Frontières

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5 April 2002

IMF [International Metalworkers' Federation] publishes report on FTAA

Author: IMF - International Metalworkers' Federation

The Free Trade Area of the Americas will present a major challenge for the labour movement....Although he [IMF General Secretary Marcello Malentacchi] says that fair trade is one of the best instruments for development, "certain fundamental conditions...

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22 March 2002
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Author: AFP, in La Hora [Ecuador]

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10 February 2002

Many Latin Americans Oppose Trade Deal

Author: Marc Cooper, Los Angeles Times

[FTAA - Free Trade Area of the Americas]: Critics want a partnership, but a more equitable one

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18 November 2001

Renowned US Economists Denounce Corporate-Led Globalization

Author: James L. Phelan, Grassroots Globalization Network

Recent Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz, along with well-known economist Paul Krugman, have of late made a flurry of public statements critical of the policies and processes of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank / IMF, and the...

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29 October 2001

FTAA (Free Trade in the Americas) Is a Threat, Warns Nobel Laureate

Author: Kintto Lucas, Inter Press Service

Free trade in the Americas will not benefit the Latin American or Caribbean nations as long as the United States refuses to lift its import barriers, warns US economist Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of this year's Nobel Prize for economics.

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6 September 2001

Inquiry into Corporate Behaviour in the Americas final report: Another World is Possible

Author: Commission of Inquiry into Corporate Conduct in the Americas

Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Corporate Conduct in the Americas

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22 August 2001

City rejects trade pact

Author: Greg Avery, Daily Camera [Boulder]

The Boulder [Colorado, USA] City Council...voted Tuesday to oppose the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas agreement and to boycott World Bank bonds - two gestures of opposition to the rising tide of globalization.

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14 July 2001

Nations divided on Free Trade draft

Author: Jane Bussey, Miami Herald

After nearly seven years of attempting to lay the foundations for the Free Trade Area of the Americas, a 434-page text of the proposed accord suggests the nations agree on virtually nothing. The document was released by the governments of 34 countries...

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13 July 2001

FTAA under attack at integration forum

Author: Andres Canizalez, Inter Press Service

The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), heavily promoted by the US, is an obstacle, not a tool for Latin American integration or development, agreed participants in a forum that concluded Friday in the Venezuelan capital. At the Summit on Social...

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